Headlines for Thursday, September 23, 2010

  • CHRB Defers Action on Race Dates, MID Waiver

    The California Horse Racing Board deferred action Sept. 23 on its race dates calendar for 2011 as well as a waiver of state regulations requested by MI Developments to allow it to operate more than one pari-mutuel entity.

  • Christian Santiago Reyes

    Jockey Reyes Suspended 30 Days

    Jockey Christian Santiago Reyes, the top apprentice rider in North America last year, has been suspended 30 days for violating California racing rules pertaining to weighing out.

  • Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger

    Schwarzenegger Signs Calif. Takeout Increase

    California legislation increasing the takeout rate for exotic wagers beginning this winter and making the state the first in the nation to approve exchange betting was signed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Sept. 23.

  • Biofuel is a five-time winner on the Woodbine Polytrack.

    Biofuel Heads Selene Lineup

    Brereton Jones' consistent 3-year-old filly Biofuel, a five-time winner on the Woodbine Polytrack, will take on seven division rivals in the $250,000 Selene Stakes (Can-III) on Sept. 26.

  • Keith Brackpool

    Brackpool Featured Speaker at CTBA Seminar

    Keith Brackpool, chairman of the California Horse Racing Board, will be the featured speaker at the Harris Ranch Seminar, which returns this year from a one-year hiatus with the theme, "Marketing the Thoroughbred."

  • THS: Pennsylvania Derby and Super Derby

    Jason, Tom, and Rich of TwinSpires.com preview the Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II) and the Super Derby (gr. II). Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Pennsylvania Derby.